The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 25 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.83% - 1.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% - 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £52,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,375 £45,750
% change year-on-year
-5.60% -7.37%
SCOM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.17% 3.17% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 16
Average salary £52,500 £29,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.03% -42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £29,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SCOM
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Midlands region.

SCOM Salary Trend in the Midlands

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) NCIE
1 1 (25.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco